Martin L. Culpepper1

Male, #41181, (Sep 1896 - 3 Apr 1961)
Father*Richard Culpepper1 (c 1870 - )
Mother*Missouri Sallis1 (Jan 1873 - )
African* He was an African-American.1 
Birth*Sep 1896 Martin was born at Attala Co., Mississippi, in Sep 1896.1 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Martin was listed as a son in Richard Culpepper's household on the 1900 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.1 
1910 Census15 Apr 1910 Martin was listed as a son in Richard Culpepper's household on the 1910 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.2 
Marriage*circa 1918 He married Florida Lewis circa 1918. 
WWI Draft Reg*12 Sep 1918 Martin registered for the WW-I draft, naming Florida Lewis as his nearest relative, on 12 Sep 1918 at Kosciusko, Attala Co., Mississippi.3 
1920 Census*1 Jan 1920 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1920 at Newport, Attala Co., Mississippi.4 
Birth of Son10 Jan 1927 His son Rev. G L Culpepper was born on 10 Jan 1927 at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.5,6 
1930 Census*1 Apr 1930 Martin was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Attala Co., Mississippi.7 
Birth of Son1937 His son Martin L. Culpepper Jr. was born in 1937 at Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.8 
Death*3 Apr 1961 He died at Durant, Holmes Co., Mississippi, on 3 Apr 1961 at age 64.9 
Burial*circa 6 Apr 1961 His body was interred circa 6 Apr 1961 at Bunker Hills Cemetery, Sallis, Attala Co., Mississippi.9 


Florida Lewis (4 Jul 1900 - 15 Apr 1970)
Marriage*circa 1918 He married Florida Lewis circa 1918. 
ChartsOrphan / James Culpepper of Attala Co., MS: Descendant Chart
Last Edited10 Aug 2011


  1. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 9, Page12A, Family 204, Newport, Attala County, MS
    Richard Culpepper, Head, Black, M, May 1873, 27, Md-9 yrs, MS/MS/SC, Farmer (#41174)
    Missouria Culpepper, Wife, Black, F, Jan. 1873, 27, Md-9 yrs, ch 5/3, MS/MS/MS
    William Culpepper, Son, Black, M, July 1889, 9, S, MS/MS/MS
    Burton Culpepper, Son, Black, M, June 1893, 6, S, MS/MS/MS
    Martin Culpepper, Son, Black, M, Sept. 1896, 3, S, MS/MS/MS.
  2. 1910 Federal Census, United States.
    ED9, Page 1B, Family 19, Beat 4, Attala County, MS
    Richard Culpeper, Head, M, Mulatto, 33, Md-18 yrs, MS/MS/VA, Farmer, General farm
    Missouri Culpeper, Wife, F, Black, 29, Md-18 yrs, ch 9/6, MS/MS/MS, Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Bill Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 17, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Burton Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 13, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Martin Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 11, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Katie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Mulatto, 10, S, MS/MS/MS Farm Laborer, Home farm
    Dick Culpeper, Son, M, Mulatto, 7, S, MS/MS/MS
    Maggie Culpeper, Daughter, F, Mulatto, 5, S, MS/MS/MS.
  3. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Online database at, 2005.
    Martin Culpepper RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Age 18. Born 1900. Black. Occupation: Farming for Gus. Cain, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Nearest Relative: Floydie Culpepper, RFD#2, Sallis, Attala Co., MS. Signed (x), Tall, Slender, Black eyes, Black hair, No disabilities. 12 Sep 1918, Kosciusko, Attala Co., MS.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 10, sheet 1B, lines 82-84, Newport, Salllis Prec., Attala Co., MS (20 Jan 1920)
    Martin Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 21, md, MS.MS.MS, Farmer
    Florida Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 20, md, MS/FL/MS
    Lilla M. Culpepper, Dau, F, Black, 8/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  5. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
    George Culpepper, 10 Jan 1927 - 4 Aug 2000; Evansdale, Black Hawk Co., IA 50707; SSN in MS bef. 1951
    (Why it is safe to publish Social Security information for deceased people:
  6. E-mail written Oct 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Sally Blanck Culpepper (#55457), e-mail address.
  7. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 4-13, Page 18A, Sallis & Boyette Road, Attala Co., MS
    Rent Farm, Radio=N
    Martin Culpepper, Head, M, Black, 32, md@ 20, MS/MS/MS, Farmer, General Farm, Vet=N
    Flody Culpepper, Wife, F, Black, 27, md@ 19, MS/MS/MS
    Lillie Mae Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 11, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Lizie M Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 9, sng, MS/MS/MS
    Hattie May Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 6 sng, MS/MS/MS
    G L Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 3 3/12, sng, MS/MS/MS.
  8. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.
  9. E-mail written 10 Aug 2011 to Warren L. Culpepper from Pauline 'Polly' Robinson (d/o #55462), e-mail address.